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Edina police say missing woman is dead and fugitive ex-boyfriend is suspect

An Edina woman missing for two weeks is dead, according to police, and they are alleging that her fugitive former boyfriend killed her. An Edina police report states that 25-year-old Joseph S.A. Porter "is alleged to be responsible for the death" of Cristina Prodan, 27, according to a warrant filed

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 15:51:00

Driver hit by SUV that spun into wrong late in Shakopee dies

A motorist who was hit by an SUV that spun into the wrong lane in the southwest metro on New Year's Day has died, authorities said Thursday. Rebecca L. Proteaux, 69, was traveling south on Hwy. 101 near Huber Park in Shakopee early in the evening, when a northbound vehicle struck her, according poli

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 21:04:00

Man pleads guilty in Minneapolis drive-by shooting that killed bicyclist

A Minneapolis man pleaded guilty Thursday to the drive-by shooting that left a 19-year-old bicyclist dead. Marcel Farr, 19, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and assault in the death of Tabyis Paskins, according to the Hennepin County attorney's office. Farr was about to stand trial on first-de

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 23:08:00

Prospect of serial rapist's release is met with fear and anger among his Minnesota victims

A controversial decision to release serial rapist Thomas R. Duvall, one of the most violent sex offenders in state history, has cast a pall of fear and anger over people across Minnesota who were his victims years ago. A woman who was raped repeatedly by Duvall in 1987 has changed her phone number a

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 02:12:00

Meeker County Sheriff Report 1/17/18

On the 17th at 12:53 a.m. the Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on 700th Avenue, Dassel Township. The driver was given a citation and picked up by another driver. On the 17th at 7:47 a.m. the Sheriff's Office issued a deer possession tag to an individual at a residence o

CROWRIVERMEDIA.COM - 2018-01-18 14:58:00

Vikings guard Joe Berger has built quite the career as his NFL time winds down

Joe Berger studied mechanical engineering at Michigan Tech. If you don't think that sounds like the surest path to a 13-year career in the NFL and a date in the NFC title game, you know nothing about mechanical engineering. (Author's note: I know nothing about mechanical engineering.) "I studied i

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-19 05:54:00

Minnesota Supreme Court says order to unlock cell phone with fingerprint was lawful

The Minnesota Supreme Court has upheld a lower court decision allowing the government to lawfully order someone to unlock their cell phone. While touching on the question of how the law strives to keep up with technology, the case of the State v. Matthew Diamond largely revolved around constitutiona

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-01-18 20:53:20

State approves Lake Calhoun name change

A years-long effort to rename Lake Calhoun now has the support of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr announced Thursday he has approved a plan to restore the lake's Dakota name, Bde Maka Ska, often translated as "white earth lake." The DNR acted after the He

JOURNALMPLS.COM - 2018-01-18 15:17:52

25-year-old woman incarcerated at Hampton Roads Regional Jail dies at hospital

The intake area of the Hampton Roads Regional Jail, where inmates are initially processed and given an initial health care screening. A 25-year-old woman who was serving time at the Hampton Roads Regional Jail died Wednesday morning during hospital treatment. Tameka Simpson of Norfolk died around 6

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-01-17 15:30:00

Hampton Roads received up to 4 inches of snow; icy roads remain

Sure, last night's snowfall pales in comparison to the blizzard of two weeks ago. But it was a record-setter nonetheless. A Jan. 17 record of 2.5'' of snow was recorded at Norfolk International Airport, the official location for southeastern Virginia temperature and precipitation records for the Nat

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-01-18 13:00:00

Several locations in Hampton Roads affected by Jason's Deli data breach

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) - Payment card information was stolen from Jason's Deli restaurants' point-of-sale terminals across the country, including Hampton Roads. Last Thursday, Jason's Deli announced on their website that they were notified of the data breach after payment processors found the inf

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-01-19 02:16:18

Photos | Hampton Roads wakes up to snow

Buy Now Roads in downtown Norfolk, including Waterside Drive, were icy for the morning commute on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Thursday morning, people around Hampton Roads woke up to a couple of inches of snow on the ground. Buy Now Roads in downtown Norfolk, including Waterside Drive, were icy for th

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-01-18 12:18:00

Downtown Norfolk Restaurant Week: Norfolk Seafood Co. & Big Easy Oyster Bar

NORFOLK, Va. - All week long select restaurants in Downtown Norfolk are offering some great deals on some of their best meals for restaurant week. Norfolk Seafood Co. & Big Easy Oyster Bar is tucked away on W Tazewell Street but worth the visit. They specialize in Cajun-creole seafood creations and

WTKR - 2018-01-18 11:00:52

Snow has officially made its return to Hampton Roads. Here's what's coming next.

Buy Now The January 2018 snow covers the Mount Trashmore skate park, built in 2003. The park will be demolished in late winter, followed by an all new park opening in late spring. Eric Hodies | For The Virginian-Pilot There's finally snow. Despite the forecast yesterday calling for snow between 7 a

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-01-17 20:07:00

Discover the Dinosaurs this weekend in Hampton

HAMPTON, Va. (WVEC) -- Calling all budding paleontologists. Discover the Dinosaurs: Time Trek is coming to town this weekend. It will be at the Hampton Roads Convention Center and features a hands-on learning experience for the entire family. It's only this weekend, on Saturday, January 20 from 9 a.

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-18 18:14:38

Police searching for two home invasion suspects at NSU

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Norfolk police are asking for the public's help to identify two people who were allegedly involved in a home invasion robbery that happened a Norfolk State University dormitory. Around 1:30 p.m. on Monday, January 15, police were called to the dorm in the 2600 block of Corprew

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-18 19:37:37

Body found near I-82 - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

NEAR PROSSER, WA - Benton County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a suspicious death. A passerby traveling on I-82 saw the body between milepost 83 and 84 around 2:00 Wednesday afternoon. Deputies found it near a barbed-wire fence on the south side of the highway. The body is described as an o

NBCRIGHTNOW.COM - 2018-01-18 18:47:00

Two arrested for shooting at YPD officer

YAKIMA, WA - Two suspects are in custody for allegedly shooting at a YPD officer Wednesday night. Luckily that officer wasn't hurt. Police blocked off the road near Fair and Viola Avenue for several hours around 4:30 p.m. while they searched for one of them, eventually finding him hiding in an RV. O

NBCRIGHTNOW.COM - 2018-01-18 15:36:00

Hazardous Weather Coming This Weekend: NWS

ELLENSBURG, WA - The National Weather Service is warning of hazardous weather headed our way Thursday night and through the weekend. The forecast predicts intermittent snow showers beginning Thursday and lasting through the weekend - and possibly longer. According to the hazardous weather outlook, s

PATCH - 2018-01-18 18:27:42

Explosives to blast the Rattlesnake Ridge slide? Here's why that's not a good idea

Why not use explosives to blast the massive slide on Rattlesnake Ridge near Yakima, shattering the slope before it collapses in the coming weeks? Because a controlled blast, a common way for transportation crews to clear away rocks around highway projects, would actually make the hillside more unsta

YAKIMA HERALD REPUBLIC - 2018-01-18 14:00:00